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“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe

“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe

“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe by David Greene Customers of the Woodlawn Cafe will be able to relax a bit easier as they sip Margarita’s after this coming Friday, when the disgruntled […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Local News, News
NY City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (Bronx - CD 8)

Council Members To Rally Against Cassano Re-hiring By FDNY

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Andy King, members of the City Council’s Black Latino and Asian Caucus and the Council’s Jewish Caucus, along with members of the Vulcan Society Inc., NAACP, and National Action Network will […]

by · December 11, 2017 · News, Public Safety
Council Member Gibson Says No to Joseph Cassano Rejoining the FDNY

Council Member Gibson Says No to Joseph Cassano Rejoining the FDNY

Council Member Gibson’s Statement on Joseph Cassano joining the FDNY Speaking out in opposition to the FDNY’s decision to hire ex-EMT worker Joseph Cassano, CM Vanessa Gibson said, “There is no place for bigotry or hatred in the City of […]

by · December 11, 2017 · News
Witnesses say that it was a miracle that no one was struck on the busy corner.--Photo by Jonathan Espinosa

Close Call for Pelham Parkway Shoppers

Close Call for Pelham Parkway Shoppers by David Greene Holiday shoppers along the busy Pelham Parkway business district had to dive for cover, as an automobile mounted the sidewalk and struck two storefronts. Police and fire departments units were dispatched […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Local News, News
Senator Charles Schumer opposes JCPOA

SCHUMER: CHRISTMAS AIRLINE PASSENGERS COULD BE SOCKED WITH HIGH BAG FEES

Schumer: USDOTs Last-Minute Christmas Gift To Airlines Hurts Consumers & Simply Cannot Fly On Sunday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to reconsider its recent scrapping of a critical consumer protection that would […]

BP Diaz Approves Jerome Avenue Rezoning

BP Diaz Approves Jerome Avenue Rezoning

On Monday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued an affirmative recommendation, with conditions, for the proposed rezoning of Jerome Avenue, as part of his charter-mandated responsibilities in the Uniform Land Use Review Process (ULURP).   “The plan for the […]

by · December 7, 2017 · Government, Housing, News
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks to participants of the Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trials. Credit: Bronxnet

Thurgood Marshall Mock Trials on BronxNet

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor inspired teams of middle school students as they competed in the Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trials in the Bronx, and BronxNet cameras were there to capture highlights. Approximately 1,000 students from 31 schools in […]

Remembering the Attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7 1941

Remembering the Attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7 1941

The publisher and staff of The Bronx Chronicle extend our thoughts and prayers on this National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. We remember Pearl Harbor and thank all military veterans and their families for their sacrifice and service. Each year on […]

by · December 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Military, News
Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event

Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event

Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event by David Greene President Donald Trump returned home briefly for a victory lap as he attended three campaign fundraisers in Manhattan, just hours after Senate Republicans passed the first tax overhaul in 30 […]

Black Friday Was Lit at Queens College

Black Friday Was Lit at Queens College

By Jason Gonzalez  Without question, the musical genre of rhythm and blues was represented well last week. A star studded lineup consisting of Ginuwine, 112, and the Grammy award winning duo of K-Ci and JoJo (formerly of Jodeci), brought a […]

by · November 26, 2017 · Entertainment, Music, News
Major Leaguers to Build Homes and Raise Funds for Natural Disaster Victims

Major Leaguers to Build Homes and Raise Funds for Natural Disaster Victims

Players launch “Returning Home” initiative with inaugural events in Texas to help recent disaster victims across the Americas The Major League Baseball Players Trust recently announced it will be hosting a pair of events in Dallas, TX on Wednesday, November 29 […]

by · November 26, 2017 · Disaster Relief, News, Sports
Members of the NYPD's 42nd Precinct are all set for a spook-tacular event.--Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Public Invited to ‘Haunted Cells’ Tour at 42nd Precinct

Public Invited to ‘Haunted Cells’ Tour at 42nd Precinct by David Greene The NYPD invited the general public to visit the 42nd Precincts Halloween Haunted Cells on 10-31-17, at 830 Washington Avenue. Officials warned that no one under 12 years […]

by · November 2, 2017 · Local Events, News, Photos
Hurricane Relief for USVI, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Relief for USVI, Puerto Rico

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie hosted a hurricane relief drive for the US Virgin Islands and other islands in the Caribbean who have been devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

by · November 1, 2017 · Disaster Relief, News
The contractor of the nearly completed, problem-plagued  11-story apartment building at 3084 Webster Avenue has accumulated $82,000 in unpaid fines.--Photo by David Greene

Building Boom Temporarily Halted in Norwood

Building Boom Temporarily Halted in Norwood by David Greene Two of three apartment buildings currently under construction along Webster Avenue were recently slapped with stop -worker orders, temporarily halting Norwood’s building boom. Officials at the Department of Buildings (DOB) confirmed […]

by · November 1, 2017 · Housing, Local News, News
Teamsters Aid Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

Teamsters Aid Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

New Podcast out on Teamsters’ work to create new NAFTA that helps workers, and keeps U.S. highways safe, plus catching up on our disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The podcast features audio interviews of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa; […]

by · October 31, 2017 · Labor, News